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SubjectRe: [2.5. PATCH] cpufreq: correct initialization on Intel Coppermines
On fri 08 nov 2002 09:30:08 GMT, Dominik Brodowski wrote:
> The detection process for speedstep-enabled Pentium III Coppermines is
> considered proprietary by Intel.

They seem to have changed their mind:

http://www.intel.com/support/processors/sb/cs-003779-prd24.htm

Which looks a bit like what was implemented at first. Here is a patch.
I kept the setup parameter, but it might be removed now?

--- linux-2.5.70-bk12/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/speedstep.c 2003-05-26 21:00:20.000000000 -0400
+++ linux/arch/i386/kernel/cpu/cpufreq/speedstep.c 2003-06-14 04:33:04.000000000 -0400
@@ -503,6 +503,15 @@
if (speedstep_coppermine)
return SPEEDSTEP_PROCESSOR_PIII_C;

+ /* if the processor is a mobile version,
+ * platform ID has bit 50 set
+ * it has SpeedStep technology if either
+ * bit 56 or 57 is set */
+ rdmsr(MSR_IA32_PLATFORM_ID, msr_lo, msr_hi);
+ dprintk(KERN_DEBUG "cpufreq: Coppermine: MSR_IA32_PLATFORM ID is 0x%x, 0x%x\n", msr_lo, msr_hi);
+ if ((msr_hi & (1<<18)) && (msr_hi & (3<<24)))
+ return SPEEDSTEP_PROCESSOR_PIII_C;
+
printk(KERN_INFO "cpufreq: in case this is a SpeedStep-capable Intel Pentium III Coppermine\n");
printk(KERN_INFO "cpufreq: processor, please pass the boot option or module parameter\n");
printk(KERN_INFO "cpufreq: `speedstep_coppermine=1` to the kernel. Thanks!\n");
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